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interjection informal     thanks pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    used for telling someone that you are grateful for something that they have said or done

    ‘You’re looking well.’ ‘Thanks.’

    thanks for (doing) something:

    Thanks for reminding me.

    Thanks for dinner – it was great.

  2. 2
    used for politely accepting something that is offered to you

    ‘Do you want a chocolate?’ ‘Thanks, I’d love one.’

    1. a.
      used with ‘no’ for politely refusing something that is offered to you

      ‘Can I get you a drink?’ ‘No, thanks.’

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    thanks a million thank you very much

    Thanks a million for your help.

    Submitted by Caleb Judy from United States on 13/10/2015
  4. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    thanks a million used in an ironic way to say that you are annoyed or angry about something that someone has done or said

    Thanks a million for failing to help me!

    Submitted by Caleb Judy from United States on 13/10/2015

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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